Major Academic Plan for B.A. in Communication, Corporate Communication - Public RelationsTrack

A Major Academic Plan (MAP) illustrates one way to complete a degree in a recommended number of semesters. Below is an example of an efficient and recommended plan, but actual plans will vary by individual student needs. Program requirements are based on Catalog Year.

MAP Grid
Course Subject and TitleCreditsMin Grade*Program Element**When OfferedPrerequisiteCo Requisite
First Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1101 3 C-GE Appropriate placement score 
GE Objective 3 3  GE   
GE Objective 5: Lecture & Lab 4  GE   
CMP 2202 Photo, Graphic, and Video Editing 3   F, S  
Free Electives 2      
Semester Total15
Second Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1102 3 C-GE ENGL 1101 or equivalent 
GE Objective 2: COMM 1101 3  GE   
GE Objective 5 3  GE   
Track Electives 3      
Free Electives 3      
Semester Total15
Third Semester
GE Objective 4 3  GE   
CMP 1110 Media Writing 3   F, SENGL 1101 or placement into ENGL 1102 
CMP 2201 Business and Professional Communication 3   F, S COMM 1101. 
CMP 2241 Introduction to Public Relations 3   F  
Free Electives 3      
Semester Total15
Fourth Semester
GE Objective 4 3  GE   
GE Objective 6 3  GE   
CMP 2209 Persuasion 3    F, S  
CMP 2231 Introduction to Graphic Design 3    F, S  
Free Electives 3      
Semester Total15
Fifth Semester
GE Objective 7 or 8 3  GE   
CMP 3307 Social and Interactive Media Campaigns 3  UMF  
CMP 3308 Groups and Communication 3  UMF  
CMP 3346 Public Relations Writing 3  UMFCMP 1110 and CMP 2241 
Free Electives 3      
Semester Total15
Sixth Semester
GE Objective 6 3  GE   
GE Objective 9 3  GE   
CMP 3309 Communication Inquiry 3  UMS  
CMP 4440 Sport Public Relations 3  UMS  
Free Elective 3      
Semester Total15
Seventh Semester
CMP Track Elective 3      
Upper Division Free Electives 12  UU   
Semester Total15
Eighth Semester
CMP 4446 Public Relations Campaigns 3  UMSCMP 3346 
CMP Track Elective 3      
Upper Division Free Electives 6  UU   
Free Elective 3      
Semester Total15
Total120
MAP Credit SummaryCredits
Major45
General Education37
Electives to reach 120 credits38
Total120